Movie streaming floods with new films
April 11, 2019
The success of streaming services is undeniable, as more than half of US households now have subscriptions allowing them to stream classic films and exclusive originals. Here are some of the highlights of what the top streaming services have lined up for March.
The Notebook (3/1): The 2004 romantic drama based on Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling novel stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in a story about forbidden love.
Disney’s Christopher Robin (3/5): The 2018 live-action version of the children’s story follows an adult Christopher Robin’s journey back to the Hundred Acre Woods where he reunites with Winnie the Pooh and his friends.
The Hurt Locker (3/1): The 2018 award-winning war thriller film tells the story of an Iraq War Explosive Ordnance Disposal team being targeted by insurgents and the psychological reactions that are prompted by combat.
The Highwaymen (3/15): Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson play the former Texas Rangers who captured the notorious crime duo Bonnie and Clyde in the 1930s.
The Act (3/20): The true crime limited series depicts the story of how Dee Dee Blanchard forced her daughter Gypsy Blanchard to pretend she had a chronic illness her entire life and how Gypsy murdered her mom to escape.
Into the Dark: Treehouse (3/1): The sixth edition of Hulu’s horror series follows the haunting of a celebrity chef who has received negative tabloid exposure and decided to move to a family member’s eerie vacation home.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (3/30): The 2018 romantic comedy musical takes place five years after the events of Mamma Mia! and shows Sophie’s struggle to reopen her mother’s hotel while also learning more about her mother’s past.
HBO Now Originals:
Leaving Neverland (3/3): The documentary tells the story of two men who accused Michael Jackson of sexually assaulting them when they were younger; however, it has received a lot of backlash and the filmmakers have been sued by Jackson’s estate for the documentary’s claims.